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It is Not Possible to Prevent Software Patent Grants in Europe as Long as the EPO is Profoundly Corrupt and the EU Looks the Other Way

Posted in Europe, Patents at 2:48 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Summary: Unlawful institutions see no need to obey the law; they become de facto forces of occupation, looking to harm people to perpetually maintain power over them and the EPO is a fantastic example of it

THE campaign against software patents in Europe is supported by virtually all software developers, no matter if they develop Free software or proprietary software. Similarly, people are in general or generally in favour of publicly-available cure/prevention for COVID-19 — something to be developed by and for the public, not a few monopolists (profiteers). It’s somewhat understandable — in the sense that it is possible to understand — why monopolists want lots of patents. It helps them avoid the ‘nuisance’ of competition…

“It’s somewhat understandable — in the sense that it is possible to understand — why monopolists want lots of patents. It helps them avoid the ‘nuisance’ of competition…”It is likely that some time later this year the EPO‘s judges in Haar will decide the fate of software patents, but António Campinos already illegally pressured them (like Benoît Battistelli had done before him, acting like a bully and chief harasser).

The handling of the case about patents on life/nature showed that the Office isn’t letting the judges decide on all the important questions/aspects and we expect much of the same machinations when it comes to software. Will the Office pretend “HEY HI” (AI) is not software? In the same way the US patent office bypasses 35 U.S.C. § 101 by cherry-picking outcomes?

The bottom line is, the EPO is rogue and corrupt. So it is likely that no matter what judges say, even if they find the courage to state the truth, the law will continue to be violated by the Office and illegal (fake) European Patents be granted to help maintain so-called ‘growth’ in so-called ‘production’ (monopoly grants are not at all production, nothing remotely related to it; a piece of paper saying “only this company can do that” isn’t a product).

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2 Comments

  1. Needs Sunlight said,

    May 17, 2020 at 3:59 am

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    The title should be “It is Not Possible to Prevent Illegal Software Patent Grants in Europe as Long as the EPO is Profoundly Corrupt and the EU Looks the Other Way” or else “It is Not Possible to Prevent Invalid Software Patent Grants in Europe as Long as the EPO is Profoundly Corrupt and the EU Looks the Other Way”, just to be clear. You don’t want it injecting any uncertainty into the topic through the headline.

    Dr. Roy Schestowitz Reply:

    In hindsight, yes, it would have been more suitable.

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